Laparoscopic total gastrectomy with D2 lymph node dissection for gastric cancer.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic total gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer. DESIGN Review of findings from a prospectively acquired institutional database. SETTING University hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-five consecutive patients operated on by the same surgeon between October 1997 and March 2008… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.2009.223


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